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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: The Padre orders Rafael’s death, and upon malasaangre his lifeless body, Dolores vows revenge. Theatricality becomes a form of torture for Dolores, and perhaps, the audience.
Bad Blood (La malasangre) by Griselda Gambaro
They joke childishly with each other, with Dolores eventually sitting on her father’s lap while he bounces her on his knee. Dolores’s father ignores this sexual assault.
The actors, Anilu Pardo and Gonzalo Villanueva, perform with passion grisela conviction, making the relationship believable, and ultimately tragic. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
The play is a brilliantly constructed chess game with characters who alternate between oppressor and oppressed.
The terror often overwhelms in its intensity and precision, explaining The superficially frolicsome act horrifies with its sexual suggestion of incest and underlying violence. With a startling light change, Dolores alters expression and stares gajbaro her father, now cognizant of the real pain that she has effected.
The tone of playfulness shifts abruptly to naked violence as Rafael is dragged away by griswlda father’s lackey, Fermin Dario Tangelsona creepy, fawning fellow. In addition, Dolores suffers in watching this decent man abused.
The scene ends in a hellish, blackish red light, foreshadowing the blood that will soon run. Contact Contact Us Help. His sadistic character is captured convincingly by the attractive actor Gerardo Gudino. The tortured nature griseelda their relationship is exemplified in the scene where Dolores provokes Rafael to hit her by repeatedly cursing him as servile.
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Bad Blood (La malasangre)
Without cookies your experience malasangge not be seamless. In a terrifying instance of dangerous games, she plays malsangre role of Daddy’s little girl while her father decides how to punish Rafael. The two young people eventually fall in love and plan their escape. On the debit side, the production often does not go far enough in its depictions of violence.
The father, with his bright red jacket, angular face, and slim body, takes on the grotesque hue of a devil.
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After he does indeed strike her, she calls her father Benigno played by Mauricio Bustamente, who [End Page ] easily groselda between the character’s authoritative and comedic features, making Benigno a sadistic prankster.
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In contrasting scenes, Gambaro trenchantly displays the irony and cruelty of power relationships. Repertorio Espanol, New York City. Though the production, by the Mexican director Alejandra Orozco, downplays the political for the personal, the many confrontations in the play strikingly display the power relationships.
However, the Madre informs the Padre of their stratagem. Further adding to the disturbing nature of the scene, the father orders Fermin to dance with Rafael, to humiliate the already victimized tutor. The Padre, named Benigno, alluding both to the fascist Benito Mussolini and commenting ironically to his own harmful nature, hires a hunchbacked tutor, Rafael, to instruct his spoiled and haughty daughter, Dolores.
The play, La malasangre Bad Blooddebuted in [End Page ] Buenos Aires in toward the end of the Dirty War—when nearly 30, citizens were kidnapped, tortured, and murdered by the military government.
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Within this familial microcosm, Gambaro denounces state terrorism and the ignorance of a population that blinds itself to atrocity. Gambaro’s dramaturgy is one of extremes. The production offers many similarly vivid and tense scenes of cruelty and aggression.